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in richmond have been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help revitalize the area. the city council is expected to make that request later this week in a story you will only see on 2. >> reporter: look in downtown richmond and you will see the signs, richmond welcomes lbnl. a major gift that the city wants to build upon with chevron. >> we're urging chevron to help create a research campus in richmond most particularly at marina bay because that's where berkeley labs are coming in. >> reporter: tom butts says the idea is with lawrence berkeley labs and chevron marina bay could become a mayor green tech center instead of what it is. a collection of empty office buildings but says it would help the city and chevron. >> have a presence here in richmond beyond just refining. >> reporter: one significant tenant at the bay is chevron. chevron intended a major presence but that changed after a plan to modernize the refinery got stuck in the courts. in a written statem
they blame low supply on august chevron refinery fire in richmond, high temperatures that caused a power surge at exxonmobile in torrence and maintenance on a pipeline in southern california some aren't buying it. >> everybody is jacking uphold sale prices not because of current shortages, but what they anticipate to be shortages. >> experts say prices will keep going up by as much as 10 cents each day this week. here are the bay area prices from aaa,: san jose $4.28. oakland $4.26. san francisco $4.33 up five cents since yesterday. >>> san jose city councilmember calling for a plan to determine if it is feasible to convert hotels and motels if the city to residental operates or office space. with widespread complaints about prostitution and related criminal activity that there could be a way to develop the buildings. he is expected to discuss the issue at a committee hearing today and bring it up next tuesday. >>> the number of teens drinking and driving continuing to go down across the bay area and rest of the country. cdc says 9 out of 10 high school teens are not drinking and driving
to call police. >>> occupied protesters will march to chevron revine are you. -- refinery. there is a reminder for all drivers today, today is national walk and roll to school day. so keep your eyes peeled, you will see more students walking and riding their bikes to school. students and parents all over the bay area plan to take part in this annual event. organizers say the whole golden courages healthy habits and also reduces pollution. >>> well the news gets better and better for oakland a's fans. it appears the as will stay in the east bay for a while. they are at the coliseum with all the good news, good morning, alex. >> yes, if they can win today, they are division champions and of course they want more and they are confidence going in for the final game of the season. the first pitch, 1235 taking part in a pressure packed personality. that was the strike that gave the chance at the division title. that put them in a tie for first place. now they have not had a share for first place all season long until now. now the rangers are having a bit of trouble and they go s
to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>> pg&e crews want to warn people of possible odors say near highway 280 and edgewood road. and this is part of the pipeline safety program. depending upon where you are, you may smell natural gas while pga vents. >>> oracle openworld's 2012 conference is happening and yesterday, larry ellison debuted new pro ducks during his speech. he will be speaking again tomorrow. they are expecting 50,000 people at the moscone center through thursday. the area around howard street may be blocked off for you drivers. so expect delays
. >>> richmond city council has a couple of resolutions about chevron on its agenda tonight. the council expected to approve a resolution all aimed at making sure the oil company uses the highest standards and best technology when it repairs the refinery, that burned two months ago. the council is also expected to urge chevron to invest in research and office space in richmond's marina bay district. >>> an east bay fire district now has job openings for firefighters. the federal grant of nearly 8 million bucksenabling the east contra costa district to rehire laid off firefighters and add more. they plan to restore 15 firefighters and hire 12 more in addition to. the fire chief is searching for qualified applicants and three fire stations that were closed over the summer will now reopen. >>> final preparations are under way for the big showdown, the first debate between president obama and republican challenger mitt romney. the candidates will spend today getting ready for tomorrow's event in colorado. the president held no rallies yesterday but he did visit a campaign office in henderson, nevada.
and made it safely to shore. >>> chevron is on the agenda when the richmond city council meets tonight expected to approve a resolution to be sure the oil company uses the highest standards and the best technology when it repairs the refinery that burned two months ago this past august. the council is also expected to urge chevron to invest in research and office space in richmond's marina bay district. >>> an east bay fire district is hiring a federal grant of $8 million enabling the east contra costa fire district to rehire laid-off firefighters and even add more staff. the district plans to fill 15 firefighting positions it eliminated over the summer and will hire a dozen more. the fire chief is searching for qualified applicants and three fire stations that had to close will now get to reopen. >>> police in hong kong say six crewmembers from two boats are being detained after a collision that killed 37 people. a ferry collided last night with a boat taking utility company workers and their families to victoria harbor for a fireworks show. more than 100 people were sent to hospitals
for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. canaveral area. the five foot tall australian bird apparently was looking for a >>> a feathery traffic has regard in the cape canaveral area. the bird was looking for a mate but found motorcycles and cars, not another emu. >> he is a little confused. >> police tried to get him off the highway without success. finally the bird's owner got him off the road by throwing a towel over his head. poor emu. 5 feet is about as tall as me. >> they needed a hose or another emu. >>> this afternoon, the blue angels will begin practicing above san francisco bay. >> look to the skies. scheduled to perform in the air on saturday and sunday but today and friday they are going to do some practice sessions around 12:30 to 4:00. blue aingels will take off from oakland airport and airport officials are telling neighbors to expect noise levels. fleet week could create gridlock over the weekend as well as the america's cup series. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival starts friday at golden gate park. throughout the weekend, the giants are playing a coupl
against the chevron refinery in richmond was held yesterday. that refinery sight caught fire in august. huge platforms of toxic smoke sent tens of thousands of people to the hospital. this was the scene yesterday. you can see it in the video. a lot of folks with signs, right there off the gates of the chevron refinery. they were demanding more community compensation from chevron, more worker safety. and say chevron needs to pay its fair share of taxes. >>> meanwhile, an east bay community still in shock after a middle school teacher accused of molesting a former student found dead in his car in an apparent suicide. the father of james izumazaki is too upset to talk to him but there will be a public memorial for the 28-year-old in coming saturday from 10:00 to noon in memorial park in albany. the father says it's very difficult for the family and wish people would respect their privacy. >>> police in antioch are investigating a series of attacks on drivers along highway 4. antioch police say a man went to the hospital thursday night, 10:00 after he was hit by a foreign object that wen
they are gonna march to chevron's refinery in richmond. coming up at 7:45, what they will demand after that huge refinery fire back in august. >>> and today is national walk and roll to school day. you may notice more students walking and riding bikes to call -- school. students and parents plan to take part in the event. the goal, to reduce pollution and promote healthy habits. >>> sal, you are watching the toll plaza. >> that's right. let's go outside and take a look at what we have right now. you will see the traffic continues to be relatively slow, i would say, it's backed up for a 30-minute delay before you make it on the span itself. if you are driving on the -- the approach to 80 is slow. 880 is not bad. we've been talking about this all morning since we started at 4:30, there is a very important as game at the coliseum. it starts at 12:45. it should be over at 4:00. that means there will be a tough commute right here on the nimitz freeway. and if you are driving further south on 8 0, it will be slower. then a -- 880, it will be slower. 7:39. let's go to steve. >>> thank you. a very good
the spike is california specific. they blame low fuel production on the chevron refinery fire. high temperatures in torrence that caused power surge at exxonmobile and maintenance on a crude oil pipeline in southern california. some aren't buying it. >> everybody is jacking uphold sale prices not because of current shortages but what they anticipate to be shortages. >> even so, the experts agree that prices will continue going up by as much as 10 cents each day this week. >>> a lot of exciting things to do around the bay through the weekend, including america's cup racing on the water. this afternoon at 4:00, 11 teams will hold qualifying rounds for the world series competition that runs tomorrow through sunday. the best viewing is from the america's cup village at marina green in san francisco, village opens 11:00 this morning. >>> at noon you will hear the roar of the blue angels as they begin practice. today a national aviation area from the bay area will be onboard. captain sully sullenberger will be a passenger in blue angel number 7. part of the flying team arrived yesterday.
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to explain that to customers. >> chevron's facility is still down from august. suffering through some torrent power interruptions. refinery production is taking a big drop. >> reporter: on thursday, valero announced it was suspending spot sales of gasoline, though it will continue to supply its own stations. while customers brace for the long holiday weekend, it could bring more big jumps at the pump. >>> now let's get a check of this morning's other top stories. >> chris jansing is at the news desk for us this morning. >> good morning, lester and gener jenna. good morning, everyone. a radical muslim will face charges in the united states. they arrived in new york and connecticut early this morning. at least two of the suspects are due in new haven federal court today. they face a variety of charges stretching back several years. >>> the fbi says a preliminary investigation has found friendly fire is likely to blame for the death this week of a border patrol agent along the arizona-mexico border. agent nicolas ivey and two others were responding to an alarm triggered by a censor aimed at dete
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